Petulance in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Petulance

The property of being petulant.

Short Example Sentence for Petulance

  • 1. Her petulance annoyed him. 🔊
  • 2. Was it the explanation of her petulance and discontented attitude? 🔊
  • 3. Evelyn spoke with an absurd petulance which was unusual with her. 🔊
  • 4. It does not expend itself in bravado, petulance or querulousness. 🔊
  • 5. It was also a wholesome one and untainted by petulance or mortified vanity. 🔊
  • 6. His first public action was one of petulance and self-importance. 🔊
  • 7. With the petulance of returning reason, he pushed his mother away. 🔊
  • 8. I returned, enjoying the petulance of stardom to the full.... 🔊
  • 9. It did not need my mother's despair or Victoria's petulance to lend it point. 🔊
  • 10. On the contrary, he bore Speke's petulance with infinite patience. 🔊
  • 11. But no petulance could impair the beaming optimism on Mr. Marrier's features. 🔊

How to use Petulance in Sentence?

  • 1. His fitfulness and petulance go far to explain his acts of occasional implacability. 🔊
  • 2. There was a petulance in his tone the reason for which Druce did not comprehend. 🔊
  • 3. The dame looked up, her quick and saucy petulance exchanged for a subdued and melancholy air. 🔊
  • 4. Only once did she show anger, and then it was with a quiet dignity of displeasure, far removed from petulance or impatience. 🔊
  • 5. The very anger in her voice was silvery, as it were, and more like the petulance of a seventeen-year-old beauty. 🔊
  • 6. With some petulance he laid its loss to the German submarines, which he declared sank everything that was being sent to him. 🔊
  • 7. There are, however, those who would have us believe it was mere childish petulance at a chilly rasher or a hard-boiled egg. 🔊
  • 8. For him he had also a warm personal attachment, which never seems to have wholly died out, in spite of much petulance of language. 🔊
  • 9. In poorly endowed intellects, whether in men or women, fitfulness and its almost constant associate petulance harass many circles and many hearths. 🔊
  • 10. But it stood on noble grounds; for this was how he sought to shelter from his own petulance the woman who was to him the symbol of the household and to the end the beloved of his youth. 🔊
  • 11. Returning from her encounter with Mrs. Lockyard at the club, she told herself with sudden petulance that life in town had lost all charm for her. 🔊
  • 12. Mr. Masterson, to whom the petulance of the sick was as nothing, vouchsafed no return, and Cimarron sank back exhausted. 🔊
  • 13. What state of life admits most happiness, is uncertain; but that uncertainty ought to repress the petulance of comparison, and silence the murmurs of discontent. 🔊
  • 14. She was a most amusing and sometimes almost bewitching little companion; but the delight in her would be not unfrequently quenched by some altogether unforeseen outbreak of heartless petulance or turbulent rebellion. 🔊
  • 15. I have not been long in this room, and already I have shown the petulance that belongs to the one character and the ill manners that you may look for in the other. 🔊
  • 16. Noting an unaccustomed accent of peevishness in the energetic voice, Berta began to worry a bit over the likelihood that such petulance was due to impending sickness. 🔊